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Upcoming Seminar: Bullying, Harassment and Mental Stress Claims — Are You Prepared?

August 27th, 2012

Bernard LLP is pleased to be offering a seminar entitled “Bullying, Harassment and Mental Stress Claims: Are You Prepared?” in September. This 90-minute session will explain the new mental stress claims provisions of the Workers Compensation Act and the new regulations concerning workplace bullying and harassment.

Attendees will learn:

  • what has changed
  • how to mitigate the impact of mental stress claims on employer WCB premiums
  • due diligence measures to avoid orders and penalties
  • steps to reduce claims
  • tips for creating effective workers compensation, human rights and personnel policies
  • how to address performance issues, handle claims and comply with the duty to accommodate

Who should attend:

  •  anyone with responsibility for risk management (safety), WCB or personnel policy setting
  • managers responsible for administering safety, WCB and personnel policy
  • human resources and safety personnel

The seminar will be presented by Lorna Pawluk, David Jones, Tom Beasley & Katherine Arnold at the offices of Bernard LLP, 15th floor, 570 Granville Street, Vancouver, B.C.

Choose a Session:

After Work:           Tuesday, September 11, 2012  from 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Breakfast:              Wednesday, September 12, 2012 from 7:00– 8:30  am
Lunch:                   Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Lunch:                   Friday, September 14, 2012 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

The seminar is free of charge for clients. Space is limited. Light refreshments will be provided; please advise of any dietary restrictions.

RSVP:  by September 7, 2012 to reserve a space.

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